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14-April-2014
14-April-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Tree and plaque commemorate Lieutenant Frederick William Bell, a member of the 6th West Australian Mounted Infantry who was a recipient of the Victoria Cross for his gallantry at Brakpan, Transvaal, South Africa during the Boer War.

Bell was born on 3 April 1875 in Perth, Western Australia, and was the first person born in Western Australia to receive the Victoria Cross.

 

Location

Address:Fraser Avenue, near 10th Light Horse Memorial, Kings Park, 6005
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.956913
Long: 115.84365
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:16-May-1901
Actual Event End Date:16-May-1910
Link: http://adb.anu.edu.au/

Dedication

Front Inscription

In Honour of
LT FREDERICK W BELL

Victoria Cross
W A Mounted Infantry

Awarded For Gallantry
Brakpan Sth Africa 1901
Dedicated By Members Of RAACA (WA)

Source: MA, ADB
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